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4 SERVO 04.2017
07 Events Calendar
20 New Products
52 SERVO Webstore
65 Advertiser’s Index
by Jeff and Jenn Eckert
Stimulating Robot Tidbits
• Bot Smashes Rubik’s Record
• Passenger Drone Takes Off
• Construction Bot for Disaster Relief
• Improved Maneuverability in Birdlike Drone
• Hail Queen Simone
10 Ask Mr.
with Eric Ostendorff
There’s a new sensor on the
block: a laser obstacle type that
you just have to try.
54 Twin Tweaks
by Bryce and Evan Woolley
Full Metal Cannon
We’ve been extensively chronicling the build of a high
pressure robotic air cannon over the last several columns.
So, what else could there possibly be to cover? As it turns
out – a lot.
60 Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
What’s New in Robotics
For the past 50 years, robotics has grown in leaps and
bounds as new types of robots are constantly being
introduced. Let’s take a look at the latest offerings that
were introduced at this
Electronics Show (CES).
• Wag the Tail
• Great Gait!
24 The Glass Cannon: The Tale of a
Newbie’s First Venture into Combat
27 New Year’s Resolution — Part 2
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